Importance of enlisting a lawyer after a truck accident

By on Feb 11, 2016 in Semi-truck Accidents | 0 comments

When a truck accident occurs, many families are devastated because they or their loved ones have been injured. Though the typical initial response of truck accident survivors is to look for a better hospital facility that will provide them proper treatment. Trucking companies are strictly required to follow federal and state regulations and they can be penalized by the law from committing violations mostly if it resulted to injuries and property damages. The state of Georgia provides trucking regulations that aim to promote road safety. Sometimes truck accident victims are reluctant to pursue damage claims as they believe that they are also responsible in the accident. A lawyer may possibly help an accident victim determine whether to file a personal injury claim and which of the parties that can be held liable for his or her injuries. One should realize that the trucking industry is a...

Keeping semis safe from deadly crashes through inspection

By on Oct 14, 2015 in Semi-truck Accidents | 0 comments

In a report by CBS Wednesday, October 7, a deadly Texas truck accident killed two adults, two kids, and an unborn child after their SUV was hit by an 18-wheeler truck on a flyover ramp from Interstate 20. The car was caught under the semis and burst into flame when the semi-trailer’s tank exploded. Unfortunately, this tragic incident is widespread not just in Texas, but in the entire country as well. In fact, according to the website of the truck accident lawyers at Williams Kherkher, many fatal road-related incidents in the country have been associated with commercial trucks. There are many possible causes of semi-trailer accidents. Mechanical defects are among the most common. To prevent tragic accidents from happening because of mechanical failure, drivers should inspect their vehicle and their trailer before hitting the road. Here are the parts that should be inspected, and the...